Symfo Mania Playlist Archive

Symfo Mania was the weekly special covering symphonic and progressive rock music, broadcast every Tuesday evening on Dutch website/DAB+ Arrow Bluesbox Radio.
The show originated (🏛) on Dutch national radio station Arrow Classic Rock around 2001, but had to move after their specials were cancelled per December 8, 2020.

Presented by Maarten Goossensen until June 2022, it covers recent releases as well as classics and rarities from the genre's rich history.

This site collects the show's playlists from 2016 onwards, and aims to (eventually) provide browsing, searching and statistics features to the show's fans, in (eventually) a modern responsive layout. And it'll be appear in Dutch too (eventually ).


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Statistics for 2022

Total tracks:200
Total shows:26
Average tracks/show:7.7
Average show length:
(excluding specials)
55:49
Total distinct artists:109
Total distinct albums:157
Total distinct tracks:200
(Hover over, or tap on, album titles to view their cover images.)


Artists most played:

#PlaysArtistWikiPABC
110GenesisENNLPA 
28MarillionENNLPABC
36Porcupine TreeENNLPABC
45The GatheringENNLPABC
55IQENNLPA 
65Pink FloydENNLPA 
74CamelENNLPA 
84Kaprekar's Constant  PABC
94RushENNLPA 
Albums most played:

#PlaysAlbum - ArtistWikiPABC
14Beautiful Distortion (2022) - The GatheringEN PABC
24An Hour Before It's Dark (2022) - Marillion  PA 
34The Murder Wall (2022) - Kaprekar's Constant  PA 
43By Royal Decree (2022) - The Flower Kings  PA 
53Everything To Everyone (2022) - Bjørn Riis  PABC
63Miles From Nowhere (2022) - Jonas Lindberg & The Other Side  PA 
73Revel In Time (2022) - Star One  PA 
83A Song Of Spring (2022) - Tiger Moth Tales  PABC
Albums & Tracks played per release year:

Year 1968'691970'71'72'73'74'75'76'77'78'791980'81'82'83'84'85'86
Albums 1011351331321200100
Tracks 1012351341421200100
Year 1987'88'891990'91'92'93'94'95'96'97'98'992000'01'02'03'04'05
Albums 3000131342223323331
Tracks 3000131442223423331
Year 2006'07'08'092010'11'12'13'14'15'16'17'18'192020'21'22
Albums 1100022340245132636
Tracks 1100022350255133167
Tracks played more than once:

#PlaysArtist - AlbumTrackLengthDates
  * = entry in Symfo Top 25